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The Bristol Suffragettes

19:30 - 21:30
At Hawkesbury & Horton Women’s Institute Group Meeting. Details to follow.


SilverSound Radio Show

10:00 - 11:00
BCfm host Lucienne Boyce will talk to guests Helen Hollick, Helen Hart and Vicky Hough from the Reader Engagement Team, Bristol Libraries. Part of World Book Night celebrations.


Hwyl Llandeilo Litfest

Meet Haydn Corper, author of The Scent of Lilacs, at Hwyl Llandeilo Litfest. FFI click here


Wrexham Carnival of Words

Each year, fabulous writers visit the town to tell tall tales about the background to their stories. Headliners include Joanne Harris, Simon Booker and Gail Young. Poetry, crime, history and new writing. FFI: please click here.


The Bristol Suffragettes

Hutton Ladies, Hutton Village Hall, BS24 9SN. Details to follow.


Spinsters, Hysterics and Ungrateful Women: The Anti Suffrage Movement

13:00 - 14:00
Lucienne Boyce (author of 'The Bristol Suffragettes') looks at the sometimes hilarious and sometimes horrifying attempts of the antis to turn the tide. Wrexham Carnival of Words. FFI please click here.


Five Things You (Almost Certainly) Didn’t Know About The Spanish Civil War

14:00 - 15:30
David Ebsworth presents a session about the Spanish Civil War at Chorlton Library Manchester. Sign up to his eNewsletter here to find out more and check other dates from April onwards.


SilverWood Social 2017

17:00 - 22:30
Always a popular event in the SilverWood calendar, the annual Social is a wonderful opportunity for authors to get together and chat or share experiences over some food and a glass of wine. Please save the date. Venue and any writing-related sessions to be confirmed.

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Latest News

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Friends and family of fantasy author Justin Newland showed their support by attending his launch at Bristol’s Arnolfini gallery.

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Book Talk on BCfm

Swashbuckling author Helen Hollick joined presenter Lucienne Boyce on Bristol’s Silver Sound radio show.

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Spicy Soirée: Carib-Asian Duo Launch New Book

Sherrie Eugene Hart and Patrick Hart launched their fusion cookery book at the Watershed in Bristol.

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Coming Soon...

Bedminster Boy by Desmond Tucker

A heart-warming memoir that charts author Desmond Tucker’s family history and personal life starting out in Bristol in 1929.

Money Mystery by A G Glaze

The first in a series of fun and informative children's books all about the history of money.

Bring on the Blacks by Desmond Ward

In 1960s Bristol a group of young Bristol Omnibus Company employees set out to overturn the firm’s racist hiring policy.

Long Ago and Far Away by Dinah Read

Dinah Read's second poetry collection thoughtfully considers wild landscapes, nature, family relationships and human experience.

It Wasn't Me, Miss by Cynthia Willey

A collection of humorous and heart-warming true stories based on the author's career as a chemistry teacher.

The Bodies Man by David McCue

A memoir that focuses on the author's time with the military in Africa.

Trials of Love by Dennis Loynes

Childhood sweethearts Matt and Emily are at the heart of this romance novel for young adults.

Until the Curtain Falls by David Ebsworth

October 1938, and foreign correspondent Jack Telford is on the run in northern Spain.

The Lisbon Labyrinth by David Ebsworth

Journalist Jack Telford must hunt down a killer, solve a deadly riddle, renew his acquaintance with an old flame, and survive Portugal’s revolution in this taut thriller from new imprint sBooks.

The Beta Mum: Adventures in Alpha Land by Isabella Davidson

A young mother gets more than she bargained for when her blog about glamorous west-London ‘Alpha Mums’ goes viral.

No. 4 Pickle Street by David Peak

First published in 1988 to critical acclaim, an ebook edition of David Peak's debut novel will soon be available.

Men on the Hill by Oliver E Cadam

DCI David Lehrer had moved north looking for a quiet life and a step down towards retirement in a few years’ time. If only he’d realised what he was getting himself into…

Echoes of Friendship by Wendy Worley

Andy is inspired by a school trip to the First World War battlefields where he learns about his great-grandfather's past.

Life's A Game You Play by Libor Mikeska

A story of two inseparable friends intent on finding out the truth behind closely guarded secrets from their past.

States of Hunger by Charles Egan

The final instalment in Charles Egan’s trilogy about the Irish diaspora.

Uneasy Sleepers by Jeremy HH York

He may not know it yet, but Stephen Yates has a secret that could destroy his career, his life, and maybe even his country…

AB Gets His Wings by Richard Bland

The touching story of AB the teddy bear and his exciting aviation adventures.

Mezzaluna Smile by Mara Lembo

A memoir centred around the author's search for fulfilment and her love of Italian food.

An Unknown Soldier by Peter Morse

An army veteran looks back on his life as he waits for a taxi that will take him to the old people’s home which will become his home.

A Henchman's Honor vol 1 by Dennis M Young

Based on true events, 'A Henchman's Honor' is a memoir that charts the life and transatlantic travels of ex-NATO soldier Dennis M Young.

A Henchman's Honor vol 2 by Dennis M Young

Based on true events, 'A Henchman's Honor' is a memoir that charts the life and transatlantic travels of ex-NATO soldier Dennis M Young.

When Things Were Black and White by Enver Carim

In apartheid South Africa, Jerry's father is murdered in his home. Now Jerry must decide whether it is wrong to take law into his own hands.

The Spirit Lives by Alison Porter

The story of a desperate quest for the truth – for closure, and also revenge.

There's No Such Thing as Monsters by Kylie Holmes

Tom believes that monsters live in his bedroom. His mum tells him there's no such thing. Is she right?

Dancing With Shadows by Adrian Churchward

Book 2 of the Puppet Meisters Trilogy.

Dancing With Shadows [Hardback Edition] by Adrian Churchward

Book 2 of the Puppet Meisters Trilogy.

The Secret Life of Freaks by Ben Sansum

The second novel from the author of 'Spannered'.

From Lilliput to Lord's by Greg Young

A gripping true story all about the West Indies Test Caribbean cricket team between 1980 and 1995.

Willow and Her Magic Owl Pillow by Fiona Scott

Join Willow as she travels through time in this stupendous book for children from SilverWood Books.

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